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Police Reports

City Man Charged After Assaulting An Officer

A Jamestown man faces charges after hitting a Jamestown police officer in the face with a bucket full of soap and water, among other things. Jamestown police responded to a reported neighbor dispute at 6:53 p.m. Monday at the Woodlawn Apartments, 1267 E. Second St., Jamestown. Marc A. ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ NORTH HARMONY — Kayla E. Clark, 23, of Ashville was charged with five counts of endangering the welfare of a child and two counts of criminal mischief. Deputies responded Sunday at 11:24 p.m. to North Harmony for a report of a disorderly female. An ...

City Teen Charged After Stabbing

A stabbing incident late Sunday in Jamestown has led to assault and child endangerment charges. The Jamestown Police Department said Tyler M. Hough, 18, was taken into custody after officers were called Sunday around 9:50 p.m. to the area of West Fourth and Cherry streets for a reported ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Kayla M. Wiberg, 28, no address listed was charged with petit larceny, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration. Police responded Tuesday at 11:34 p.m. to a shoplifting complaint that took place at Kwik Fill in the village of Falconer. ...

Man With Bombs Who Forced Thruway Closure Faces Federal Charges

BUFFALO — A Niagara Falls man who forced a two-hour closure Wednesday of the New York State Thruway from Silver Creek to Hamburg has been charged by the U.S. attorney’s office after his home was found filled with explosives. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced that Jose M. ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ DUNKIRK — Phillip Schrantz, 54, of Fredonia was charged with driving while intoxicated and driving with a BAC of 0.08% or more. Deputies responded March 19 to Vineyard Drive in the town of Dunkirk for a possible intoxicated driver. Deputies located ...

Gerry Man Charged After Assaulting Woman

A Gerry man is facing robbery and assault charges after Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies say he struck a woman, stole her vehicle and attempted to strike her with it during an incident Saturday morning. Charles H. Swanson, IV, 36, was taken into custody after deputies were called ...

Afternoon Fire Displaces Residents

ELLINGTON — Two residents were displaced when a fire broke out in the kitchen of their home at 676 E. Main St. around 5:45 p.m. Saturday. Both people got out along with their pets, fire officials said. The blaze was extinguished due to the fire department being very close to the residence. No ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ PORTLAND — Henry T. Chapman, 47, of Erie, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI with a BAC of 0.18% or greater, failure to keep right and speed in zone. Deputies stopped a vehicle Tuesday at 1:40 a.m. on West Main Street in ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ WESTFIELD — Ryan Baker, 19, of Westfield was charged with third-degree assault. Deputies responded Wednesday at 4:27 p.m. to Jones Road in the town of Westfield for a report of an assault. An investigation found that Baker allegedly injured another ...

Police Seek Info After Park Vandalized

The Lakewood-Busti Police Department said it is looking for information after Richard O. Hartley Park and Packard Estates in the village were vandalized. Several pieces of playground equipment, sidewalks and a brick wall were spray-painted, the police department said in a statement posted on ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERIDAN — Kevin M. O’Brien, 61, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief and petit larceny. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division conducted an investigation into a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ BUSTI — Jamie L. Burnett, 43, of Lakewood was charged with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and refusal of breath test. Deputies observed an intoxicated person get into a vehicle Saturday at 8:30 p.m. and drive ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Steven R. Hurd, 55, of Jamestown was charged with improper left turn onto two-way roadway , passing steady red signal, no/improper signal, uninspected motor vehicle and driving while intoxicated. Officers stopped a Toyota Camry Thursday at 11:40 p.m. near the ...

Several Departments Help Douse Warren County Blaze

LANDER, Pa. — Several volunteer firefighters from Chautauqua County helped douse a fire that destroyed a home in Warren County on Saturday. First responders were called to 6655 Miller Hill Rd. in Lander, Pa., for the structure fire. Upon arrival, at around 10 a.m., firefighters observed ...

Pursuit Leads To Charges For Gerry Man

GERRY — A high-speed pursuit that began in Jamestown led to numerous charges for a Gerry man late Saturday. At 11:46 p.m. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies were attempting to assist the Jamestown Police Department by locating a suspect vehicle involved in an altercation in the city of ...

City Teen Receives Pa. Prison Sentence

WARREN, Pa. — A Jamestown teenager is headed to state prison in the wake of a firearm theft from a sporting goods store in Columbus Township last September. Dasai K. Bradberry was sentenced on two felonies - burglary and theft by unlawful taking - as well as criminal mischief before ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ William J. Purdy, 31, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree burglary, fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers responded Wednesday at 12:44 a.m. to East Second Street for ...

Westfield Woman Pleads Guilty To Theft

A Westfield woman pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court to charges of wire fraud and filing a false tax return. Alicia Raynor, 42, entered the plea Tuesday before U.S. District Judge John L. Sinatra Jr. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. According ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ STOW — Patricia McIntosh, 51, of Kirtland, Ohio, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance by ultimate users original container. Troopers stopped a vehicle on I-86 in Stow on Sunday. ...